Famous South Korean K-Pop Singers

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 1 
Kim Taehyung
(Singer-Songwriter and Member of the South Korean Boy Band ‘BTS’)
Kim Taehyung
106
Birthdate: December 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea

Kim Tae-hyung is a South Korean singer, actor, and songwriter. He is best known for his association with the popular boy group BTS, for which he is a vocalist. Renowned for his baritone singing voice, Kim is regarded as a role model by other Korean artists like Younghoon, Jaehyun, Byun Hyun-min, Yeosang, Jungseung, Mingi, and Yunmin.

 2 
IU
(Singer)
IU
91
Birthdate: May 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 3 
Jimin
(Singer)
Jimin
98
Birthdate: October 13, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Kim Seok-jin
(Member of the South Korean Boy Band "BTS")
Kim Seok-jin
87
Birthdate: December 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gwacheon-si, South Korea

As a member of the popular South Korean boy band BTS, Kim Seok-jin is idolized in Korea and drooled over by girls across Asia. One of the most popular singer-songwriters in Korea, Kim Seok-jin is popular for his falsetto voice. Also a well-known philanthropist, Kim is a UNICEF Honors Club inductee.

 5 
Cha Eun-woo
(Singer)
Cha Eun-woo
89
Birthdate: March 30, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gunpo-si, South Korea

Cha Eun-woo is a South Korean model, actor, and singer. He achieved popularity as part of the famous boy band Astro. His popularity increased after playing Do Kyung-seok in a television series titled Gangnam Beauty, after which he was named in GQ Korea magazine's Men of the Year list in 2018.

 6 
J-Hope
(Rapper)
J-Hope
83
Birthdate: February 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ilgok-dong, Gwangju, South Korea

J-Hope is a South Korean rapper, record producer, and songwriter. He gained international recognition as one of the members of the popular boy band BTS. Also a well-known philanthropist, J-Hope has donated 250 million Korean won to an organization called Child Fund Korea. His career and humanitarian efforts have made him an idol in Korea.

 7 
Kim Jong-hyun
(Singer-songwriter)
Kim Jong-hyun
58
Birthdate: April 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: yehwa-dong, Seoul
Died: December 18, 2017

Kim Jong-hyun was a South Korean record producer, singer-songwriter, author, and radio host. Kim was the principal vocalist of the popular boy band Shinee before he committed suicide at the age of 27. In 2018, his family members established the Shiny Foundation in an attempt to help struggling young artists.

 8 
Jennie
(Singer)
Jennie
146
Birthdate: January 16, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cheongdam-dong, Seoul, South Korea

South Korean singer and rapper, Jennie, became popular as a member of the girl group Blackpink. She decided to pursue a career in music when she was a teenager. After being active in the music industry for a few years, she gained international fame after being selected for Blackpink. She has since embarked on a solo career as well.

 9 
Kai
(Singer, Actors)
Kai
72
Birthdate: January 14, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Suncheon, South Jeolla, South Korea

Kim Jong-in, better known as Kai, soared to stardom as part of the South Korean-Chinese boy band EXO. A trained dancer, he won the S.M. Youth Best Contest at 13. He later began performing as part of the K-pop supergroup SuperM. He also went solo with a mini-album later.

 10 
Do Kyung-soo
(K-Pop Singer)
Do Kyung-soo
52
Birthdate: January 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea

South Korean singer and actor, Do Kyung-soo, is best known for his association with the South Korean-Chinese boy group, Exo. Interested in singing from primary school, he joined Exo in 2012. As an actor, he has appeared in many TV shows and films. In 2019, he enlisted as an active duty soldier for his mandatory military service.

 11 
Im Yoon-ah
(Singer)
Im Yoon-ah
61
Birthdate: May 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Daerim-dong, Seoul

Im Yoon-ah is a South Korean actress and singer best known for her association with Girls' Generation, one of the most popular South Korean girl groups. Also a popular actress with several awards under her belt, Yoon-ah has established herself as one of the top Hallyu stars. In 2016, she was named in Forbes magazine's Asia's 30 under 30 list.

 12 
Jessica Jung
(Singer And Former Member of the South Korean Pop Group 'Girls' Generation')
Jessica Jung
11
Birthdate: April 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Korean-American entertainer Jessica Jung is a former member of the South Korean girl band Girls' Generation. She has also appeared as Elle Woods in the Korean version of Legally Blonde and has starred in the series Wild Romance. She owns a fashion brand and has released a bestselling novel, too.
 13 
Lee Seung-gi
(Singer)
Lee Seung-gi
67
Birthdate: January 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Banghak-dong, Dobong District, South Korea

Lee Seung-gi is a South Korean actor, host, and singer. Dubbed the Triple Treat entertainer, Seung-gi was named in Forbes' Korea Power Celebrity list in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2015. One of the top Hallyu stars, Lee Seung-gi is also one of the most popular celebrity endorsers and commercial models in South Korea. 

 14 
Krystal Jung
(Singer, Actress and Member of the South Korean Girl Group ‘F(x)’)
Krystal Jung
10
Birthdate: October 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Krystal Jung gained fame as part of the South Korean girl group f(x) and then performed for SM the Ballad. Jung has also delivered award-winning performances in series such as The Heirs, The Bride of Habaek, and My Lovely Girl, and has been cast in the Chinese film Unexpected Love.
 15 
Kim Hyuna
(Singer)
Kim Hyuna
54
Birthdate: June 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seoul

South Korean singer and model Kim Hyun-ah, better known as Hyuna, gained fame as a member of Wonder Girls and 4Minute. With the launch of her solo career, she delivered hits such as Ice Cream and became the first female K-pop artist with 100 million views for a YouTube video.

 16 
Nancy
(Singer, Actress)
Nancy
10
Birthdate: April 13, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 17 
Seo Kang-joon
(Singer & Actor)
Seo Kang-joon
55
Birthdate: October 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gunpo
South Korean actor and singer Seo Kang-joon is best known as part of the actors’ group 5urprise. He soared to fame with series such as Cheese in the Trap, Entourage, and Are You Human Too? The KBS Drama Award-winning artist has also appeared on the Netflix show Busted!
 18 
CL
(Rapper Best Known as the Member of the Girl Group '2NE1')
CL
9
Birthdate: February 26, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 19 
BoA
(Singer who is only foreign artist with three albums that have sold more than one million copies in Japan)
BoA
8
Birthdate: November 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guri-si, South Korea
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 20 
Taeyang
(K-Pop Singer)
Taeyang
59
Birthdate: May 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Uijeongbu-si
South Korean singer Taeyang gained recognition after appearing in Jinusean's music video A-yo. He then became part of the boy band Big Bang and later launched his solo career. He is the highest-ranking Korean soloist on the Billboard chart and is known for tracks such as Eyes, Nose, Lips.
 21 
Lee Tae-min
(Singer, Actor)
Lee Tae-min
51
Birthdate: July 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seoul
South Korean singer/actor Lee Tae-min gained fame as part of the group Shinee. He came to be known as the “Idol’s Idol” and soon launched his solo career, delivering hits such as Danger. He also starred in the comedy Tae-Hee, Hye-Kyo, Ji-Hyun and later joined the K-pop supergroup SuperM
 22 
Jeongyeon
(Singer)
Jeongyeon
54
Birthdate: November 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Suwon-si, South Korea Height: 1.67 m
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 23 
Sunmi
(Singer)
Sunmi
62
Birthdate: May 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Iksan, South Korea
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 24 
Hirai Momo
(Japanese Singer, Rapper and Member of South Korean Girl Group ‘Twice’)
Hirai Momo
37
Birthdate: November 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kyotanabe, Kyoto, Japan

Hirai Momo is a Japanese dancer and singer based in South Korea. She is best known for being one of three Japanese members of the popular South Korean girl group, Twice. One of the most famous K-pop stars from outside Korea, Momo's popularity has been credited with boosting international relations between Japan and South Korea.

 25 
Tiffany Hwang
(Singer)
Tiffany Hwang
30
Birthdate: August 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 26 
Ailee
(Singer)
Ailee
8
Birthdate: May 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 27 
Nayeon
(Singer)
Nayeon
45
Birthdate: September 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 28 
Wendy
(Singer, Voice actress and Radio host)
Wendy
7
Birthdate: February 21, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 29 
Onew
(Singer)
Onew
44
Birthdate: December 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gwangmyeong

South Korean singer/actor of Shinee fame, Onew has recently made headlines for his return to music after his mandatory military service. Slapped with a sexual harassment case once, he later apologized, and the case was dropped. His reunion with Shinee was marked by the 2021 album Don't Call Me.

 30 
Im Si Wan
(Singer)
Im Si Wan
27
Birthdate: December 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea

South Korean singer and actor Im Si-wan is best known as a member of the boy band ZE:A. He has also starred in movies such as The Attorney and series such as Misaeng: Incomplete Life. He has won honors such as the Baeksang Arts Award and the MBC Entertainment Award.

 31 
Bobby
(Rapper most well known as one member of the K-pop boy band iKON)
Bobby
3
Birthdate: December 21, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 32 
Lee Dong-hae
(Singer)
Lee Dong-hae
25
Birthdate: October 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Iro-dong, Mokpo

South Korean actor Lee Dong-hae soared to fame with the K-pop band Super Junior. Fans have also loved him on shows and films such as Skip Beat! and The Youth. He has been romantically linked with celebrities such as Jessica Jung and has also appeared on a Chinese postage stamp.

 33 
Park Yoo-chun
(Former Member of the Boy Bands 'TVXQ' and 'JYJ')
Park Yoo-chun
30
Birthdate: June 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

K-pop star Park Yoo-chun made headlines in 2019, he was fined and sentence to a 2-year probation for consuming drugs. Also popular as Micky Yoochun, he has made a name for himself as part of the bands JYJ and TVXQ. Fans also loved him in series such as Miss Ripley.

 34 
Han Seung-yeon
23
Birthdate: July 24, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Singil-dong, Seoul
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 35 
Yong Jun-hyung
(Singer-songwriter)
Yong Jun-hyung
45
Birthdate: December 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 36 
Yesung
(Singer, Actor)
Yesung
29
Birthdate: August 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buseong-dong, Cheonan, South Korea

Yesung is a South Korean singer, actor, songwriter, MC, and radio personality. He is best known for his association with the popular boy band Super Junior and its subgroups Super Junior-H and Super Junior-K.R.Y. Over the years, Yesung has made immense contributions to the entertainment industry by recording songs for various movies and television dramas.

 37 
Eun Ji-won
(Rapper)
Eun Ji-won
39
Birthdate: June 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
 38 
Eunhyuk
(Singer-songwriter)
Eunhyuk
29
Birthdate: April 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Eunhyuk is a South Korean singer-songwriter, rapper, television host, and dancer. He is best known for his association with the popular boy band, Super Junior. Over the years, he has also been an important member of the band's subgroups, namely Super Junior-H, Super Junior-T, Super Junior-D&E, and Super Junior-M.

 39 
Soyou
(Singer)
Soyou
24
Birthdate: December 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jeju Island, South Korea
 40 
Shin Won-ho
(Singer)
Shin Won-ho
26
Birthdate: October 23, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: South Korea
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 41 
Baek Ji-young
23
Birthdate: March 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

South Korean singer Baek Ji-young has been active in the entertainment world for more than two decades. Her debut album was a hit, and she followed it up with the quick release of her second album. She has won several awards, including the Best Female Artist and Best OST at the Mnet Asian Music Awards.

 42 
Nam Woo-hyun
(Singer-songwriter)
Nam Woo-hyun
25
Birthdate: February 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 43 
Kangin
(Singer, Actor)
Kangin
31
Birthdate: January 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Kangin is a South Korean actor, singer, radio personality, and television host. He is best known for his association with the popular boy band Super Junior, although he is no longer part of the band. Over the years, Kangin has won prestigious awards, such as an MBC Entertainment Award, MBC Drama Award, and Seoul Webfest Award.

 44 
Kim Joon
(Rapper)
Kim Joon
36
Birthdate: February 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gwacheon, South Korea
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 45 
Lee Felix
(Pop Singer)
Lee Felix
28
Birthdate: September 15, 2000
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales

Lee Felix is an Australian rapper and singer best known for his association with the popular South Korean boy band, Stray Kids. As part of the group, Lee Felix has won many awards, such as Asia Artist Awards, Asia Model Awards, The Fact Music Awards, Gaon Chart Music Awards, and MTV Europe Music Award.

 46 
Park Cho-rong
(Singer-songwriter)
Park Cho-rong
18
Birthdate: March 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cheongju, North Chungcheong, South Korea
 47 
Kim Jong-min
(Singer)
Kim Jong-min
39
Birthdate: September 24, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dobong-dong, Seoul, South Korea
 48 
Joshua Hong
(Musician)
Joshua Hong
17
Birthdate: December 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 49 
SE7EN
(Singer)
SE7EN
24
Birthdate: November 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 50 
Kim Yugyeom
(K-Pop Singer)
Kim Yugyeom
23
Birthdate: November 17, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Seoul
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)